What is a .FFU File And How To Open It – Microsoft (Guide)

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Have you came across a file with the .ffu extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. In this article we will explain what .ffu file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .FFU file?

The .FFU file extension comes from Full Flash Update Image File. It was developed by Microsoft. The file is a miscellaneous file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .ffu file on 1 platform.

How to open a .FFU file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .FFU file on various operating systems.

How to open a .FFU file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

To open the .ffu file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Windows Phone Software Recovery Tool software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Windows Phone Software Recovery Tool.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .FFU file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Windows Phone Software Recovery Tool software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .FFU file?

If you are still unable to open the .FFU file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .FFU file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .ffwp – Lucom, .ffx – Adobe Systems, .ffx – Microsoft, .fg – Singular Inversions, .fg3 – Efofex Software. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .FFU file with the Windows Phone Software Recovery Tool program on Windows.